Alison Brown doesn't play the banjo. Alison Brown plays music on the banjo.
Alison Brown doesn't play the banjo. Alison Brown plays music on the banjo.
Béla was born on July 10,1958 and raised in New York City. While watching The Beverly Hillbillies as a young boy,
Trina Emig began studying Scruggs style banjo with Vernon McIntyre in 1988. By 1990 she was teaching banjo and touring
Vancouver based folk-rock singer/songwriter Leah Barley was born in Saskatchewan and raised Ontario where she spent
If American old-time music is about taking earlier, simpler ways of life and music-making as one's model,
Erin Inglish is a tour-de-force banjo chanteuse, a thoughtful wanderer steeped in the thick of California’s music scene. Inglish’s
Ralph E White was a member of well-loved punk bluegrass outfit Bad Livers but his solo work is possessed of a much more
Eric Ellis is a professional musicican and banjo player.
Bill Evans is an internationally recognized five-string banjo life force. As a performer, teacher, writer and composer, he brings
Started playing the banjo at the age of thirteen and almost immediately became obsessed with this hobby (you may just
Anna E. Uptain is a music educator, multi- instrumentalist and lover of Appalachian music and culture. She has spent most
Noam Pikelny has emerged as the preeminent banjoist among a new generation of acoustic musicians. Hailed by the
Ben Freed, New York banjoist ( 1956 - 2015 ) was a world-class banjo player whose records of all original music include Speed of
A native of Syracuse, New York, Trischka's interest in banjo was sparked by the Kingston Trio's "Charlie and the MTA" in 1963.
Andi Carder is a professional musician and banjo player.
Big Country Bluegrass is pleased to announce that John Treadway of Taylorsville, North Carolina, is now playing banjo and singing
Grammy nominated banjo player, Richard Bailey has recorded with such diverse artists as Al Green and George
Vilai Harrington hails from a background as diverse as any. His grandparents hail from the Carolinas, MidWest and Hawaii.
Ron Stewart is well on the road to becoming a legend in contemporary bluegrass music. He is already one of the most
Kristin Scott Benson is the four-time International Bluegrass Music Association’s Banjo Player of the Year (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011).
Twenty-two years ago, in the rolling plains of northern Ohio, a strange and fortuitous gathering occurred. Ed Helms, Ian Riggs,
When legends come to mind there is one star that shines above them all that is none other than the legendary icon Dr. Ralph Stanley.
Banjo player extraordinaire Eddie Adcock is the 2014 recipient of the 5th annual Steve Martin Prize.
An avid fan of folk and bluegrass music, Christopher Holland found his love for the banjo in 2005 while studying music theory at
Allen Shelton was an American five-string banjo player known for being a member of Jim & Jesse's Virginia Boys since the 1960s.
A Portland, OR native, Jordan Alleman began playing banjo at the age of thirteen and hasn’t looked back. Initially beginning
Four-time Grammy Award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer, dedicated to
Pete Seeger’s contribution to folk music, both in terms of its revival and survival, cannot be overstated.
Jim Mills is an American musician known primarily as a bluegrass banjo player who plays in the 3-finger style
Mark Johnson has revolutionized the art of clawhammer banjo by adapting its techniques and rhythms to the demands of
Graham Sharp began playing banjo in college and almost immediately fell into playing with Charles and Woody. Originally
WINNER of the 2010 Queensland Music Award for Best World Music Song, and nominated for Best Blues & Roots Song.
Earl Scruggs was born and grew up near Shelby, North Carolina in Cleveland County. Located in the Piedmont section of the state, it is
Little Roy is awfully hard to overlook. He makes sure that no one in the audience gets bored at any time. Little Roy has won
Since 1973, the Rochester Folk Workshop has been host to the published and accomplished 5-string banjoist and guitarist
Todd “Banjoman” Taylor first fell in love with the banjo at just six years old. While on a family trip to Walt Disney World, Todd's
Canadian folk heroine & Juno award winner Cara Luft is that rare artist steeped in folk and traditional roots music almost
As one door closes another always opens, and with the hiatus of Elephant Revival, Charlie Rose is opening up passageways to
Gailanne has been singing since before she could talk and started playing instruments not long after. She began on
Lee Marcus is Bluegrass multi-instrumentalist and award-winning songwriter.
Scott Avett is a professional musician and banjo player for the Avett Brothers.
Winston Marshall is a founding member of the Grammy Award winning British band Mumford & Sons formed in 2007. He plays
The American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame was originally established in 1998 as the National Four-String Banjo Hall
Steve Martin is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician.
Six-time San Diego Music Award nominee Gayle Skidmore has written over 2000 songs since she began songwriting at the age
Ashley Campbell is a profiessional musician and banjo player.
Born in the winter in the mountains of Wyoming, Sharon Martinson picked up the banjo first a young girl while on the
Inspired to play Banjo at the age of seven after hearing the 1960's TV Series Skippy, Sixteen-year-old Taylor Pfeiffer has been
With roots in a musical family, Shannon Carey began writing songs at an early age. Though originally from Wisconsin, she
Rob was born April 30, 1971 in York, PA as Robin Floyd McCoury. His earliest memories are of music, especially since it was
Hank Smith started playing banjo when he was 16 in his hometown of Florence, SC after begging his parents to get him one for
Ryan Cavanaugh's innovative ideas of how and what is played on the 5-string banjo are occupied by few banjo players
John McEuen has been a “professional performer” since 1962, working as a magician in Disneyland’s Magic Shop as
Ned Luberecki is the banjo player for The Becky Buller Band and also tours with Stephen Mougin (of the Sam Bush Band) as Nedski
Dave Hum, 5-string banjo player and multi - instrumentalist from Salisbury UK. Around 1994, while visiting Bournemouth,
Travis is the youngest member of Trout Steak. Born in upstate New York, the son of a music teacher, he was surrounded by music and
Jesse Langlais grew up in the rural town of Old Town, Maine where he first discovered his passion for banjo, bluegrass and
Gina Clowes’ innovative and unique musicianship and songwriting, although based in traditional music modalities,
I’ve been at this a pretty long time. The main thing I use to get my ideas across has been the banjo, it has an unusual sound
Tyler Collins is a professional musician and banjo player.
Joe Mullins is a southwestern Ohio native who has been a recognizable banjo player, vocalist, and radio broadcaster
Donna Lynn Caskey takes a pure, timeless sound to heartfelt, comforting and sometimes edgy new places. Her original songs
Jim Connor is a professional musician and banjo player.
Joe Newberry is a Missouri native and North Carolina transplant who has played music most of his life. Known far and wide
Born in 1954 in St. Petersburg, Florida Jim is the younger of twin boys born to James & Patricia Coston. Jim was raised
Seventeen Year-Old Willow Osborne, picked up her first banjo at the tender age of four, and was taught by her friend & mentor,
Joe’s Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, background shows through clearly in his love of the Philadelphia Phillies. According
Greg Corbett was the banjo player for The Country Gentleman.
Chris Pandolfi is a professional musician and banjo player for The Infamous Stringdusters.
Dom Flemons is the "American Songster," pulling from traditions of old-time folk music to create new sounds. Having performed
J.D. Crowe is a professional musician and banjo player.
Sean Patrick is a vocalist and banjo player for The Griddle Pickers. The group originated in the summer of 2012, when
Anielle Reid is an American singer-songwriter and Deering banjoist fusing folk twang with modern production to brand
Daniel Davis is the Banjo Player for "John Martin Davis Band"
Don Reno burned with creative intensity. From his youngest years through a distinguished career in music, he was always “on”
Bluegrass music has been part of Jason's life since he was very young. He first heard bluegrass when he was about nine years
Jason Skinner is a professional musician and banjo player.
Jim Adams (born James Adams December 21, 1967 in La Mesa CA) has had a life long love of music. His first instrument
Doug Dillard is a professional musician and banjo player.
Don Wayne Reno is a professional musician and banjo player.
Marc Pruett grew up in the mountains of Western North Carolina. This Southern Appalachian Region has long
Steve Dilling plays like he was born and raised in a crib where only Earl Scruggs and Tony Rice played on the twirling mobile
Virginia Country Music Hall of Famer, Sammy Shelor is 5-time IBMA Award Winner for Banjo Performer of the Year, 2011